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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ..... . 2 In Brief ......5 Keys, Doors, and Windows .
  • Page 3: Introduction

    Keep this manual in the vehicle for vehicle body designs appearing in it can be found. quick reference. this manual including, but not limited to, GM, the GM logo, GMC, the Danger, Warning, and Canadian Vehicle Owners GMC Truck Emblem, TERRAIN, and Caution DENALI are trademarks and/or Propriétaires Canadiens...
  • Page 4 Introduction the text describing the operation or : Do Not Puncture Warning information relating to a specific : Do Not Service component, control, message, Warning indicates a hazard that gauge, or indicator. : Engine Coolant Temperature could result in injury or death. : Shown when the owner : Exterior Lamps manual has additional instructions...
  • Page 5 Introduction NOTES...
  • Page 6: In Brief

    In Brief In Brief Steering Wheel Controls ..18 Cruise Control ....19 Driver Information Center (DIC) ....19 Instrument Panel Forward Collision Alert (FCA) Instrument Panel .
  • Page 7: Instrument Panel

    In Brief Instrument Panel...
  • Page 8: Initial Drive Information

    In Brief 1. Air Vents 0 139. 13. Climate Control Systems 0 135 Initial Drive (If Equipped). 2. Turn Signal Lever. See Turn Information and Lane-Change Signals Automatic Climate Control 0 131. System 0 137 (If Equipped). This section provides a brief overview about some of the Exterior Lamp Controls 0 129.
  • Page 9: Remote Vehicle Start

    In Brief 3. Start the vehicle normally after : If equipped with the power entering. liftgate, press and hold until the liftgate begins to move. When the vehicle starts, the parking lamps will turn on. : Press and release to initiate vehicle locator.
  • Page 10: Liftgate

    In Brief To open the liftgate, press the touch Choose the power liftgate mode by pad under the liftgate handle and turning the dial on the switch to lift up. either the 3/4 or MAX position. Press to open or close the Do not press the touch pad while liftgate.
  • Page 11: Seat Adjustment

    In Brief Seat Adjustment Eight-Way Power Seat Lumbar Adjustment Four-Way Power Seat Eight-Way Power Seat Shown, To adjust a power seat, if equipped: Four-Way Similar Move the seat forward or If available, press and hold the front 1. Seat Position Handle rearward by sliding the control or rear of the switch to increase or 2.
  • Page 12: Memory Features

    In Brief Reclining Seatbacks 1. Lift the lever fully without Memory Features applying pressure to the Manual Reclining Seatbacks seatback, and the seatback will return to the upright position. 2. Push and pull on the seatback to make sure it is locked. Power Reclining Seatbacks If available, the 1, 2, and MEM (Memory) buttons on the outboard...
  • Page 13: Heated Seats

    In Brief turned off. These automatically Indicator lights on the button show Safety Belts stored positions are referred to as the temperature setting. RKE Memory positions. See Heated Front Seats 0 50. See Memory Seats 0 48 and Head Restraint Vehicle Personalization 0 120.
  • Page 14: Passenger Sensing System

    In Brief Passenger Sensing The passenger airbag status 3. Return the selector switch to indicator will be visible on the the middle position. System overhead console when the vehicle See Power Mirrors 0 38. is started. See Passenger Airbag Interior Status Indicator 0 102.
  • Page 15: Steering Wheel Adjustment

    In Brief Steering Wheel Interior Lighting For more information on interior lighting, See Instrument Panel Adjustment Reading Lamps Illumination Control 0 132. These lamps are located on the Exterior Lighting overhead console. These lamps come on automatically when any door is opened. For manual operation, press the button next to each lamp to turn it on or off.
  • Page 16: Windshield Wiper/washer

    In Brief See: INT : Move the lever up to INT for intermittent wipes, then turn the Exterior Lamp Controls 0 129 INT band up for more frequent Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) wipes or down for less frequent 0 130 wipes.
  • Page 17: Climate Controls

    In Brief Climate Controls The vehicle's heating, cooling, defrosting, and ventilation can be controlled with these systems. Climate Control System 1. Fan Control 5. Recirculation 2. Air Delivery Mode Controls 6. Rear Window Defogger 3. Temperature Control 7. Front Defrost 4.
  • Page 18: Transmission

    In Brief Automatic Climate Control System Transmission Electronic Range Select (ERS) Mode ERS or manual mode allows for the selection of the range of gear positions. Use this mode when driving downhill or towing a trailer to limit the top gear and vehicle speed. To use this feature: 1.
  • Page 19: Parking Brake

    In Brief Parking Brake Vehicle Features Infotainment System See the infotainment manual for information on the radio, audio players, phone, navigation system, and voice or speech recognition. It also includes information on settings. Steering Wheel Controls Press the eco (economy) button to The infotainment system can be turn this feature on or off.
  • Page 20: Cruise Control

    In Brief Cruise Control SET/ : Move the thumbwheel down : Use these buttons to scroll briefly to set the speed and activate through the items in each menu. cruise control. If cruise control is A small marker will move along the already active, use to decrease page as you scroll through the speed.
  • Page 21: Lane Departure

    In Brief Lane Departure Rear Vision avoiding objects while in R (Reverse). It operates at speeds Warning (LDW) Camera (RVC) less than 8 km/h (5 mph) and uses If equipped, LDW may help avoid If equipped, RVC displays a view of audible beeps to provide distance and system information.
  • Page 22: Universal Remote System

    In Brief Universal Remote System Performance and and the appropriate DIC message displays. See Ride Maintenance Control System Messages 0 117. Traction Control/ Press again to turn on both Electronic Stability systems. Control See Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control 0 170. The traction control system limits If equipped, these buttons are in the wheel spin.
  • Page 23: Engine Oil Life System

    In Brief See Vehicle Load Limits 0 154. The Resetting the Oil Life System ethanol (E85). See E85 or FlexFuel warning light will remain on until the 0 185. For all other vehicles, use 1. Turn the ignition to ON/RUN, tire pressure is corrected.
  • Page 24: Roadside Assistance

    Follow recommended scheduled maintenance. Roadside Assistance Program U.S.: 1-888-881-3302 TTY Users (U.S. Only): 1-888-889-2438 Canada: 1-800-268-6800 New GMC owners are automatically enrolled in the Roadside Assistance Program. See Roadside Assistance Program 0 292.
  • Page 25: Keys, Doors, And Windows

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Keys, Doors, and Heated Mirrors ....38 Keys and Locks Reverse Tilt Mirrors ... . 38 Windows Keys Interior Mirrors...
  • Page 26 Keys, Doors, and Windows Warning (Continued) impacted, and airbags may not deploy. To reduce the risk of unintentional rotation of the ignition key, do not change the way the ignition key and Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter, if equipped, are connected to the provided key rings.
  • Page 27: Remote Keyless Entry (rke)

    Keys, Doors, and Windows With an active OnStar subscription, Remote Keyless Entry See Vehicle Personalization 0 120. an OnStar Advisor may remotely If a passenger door is open when (RKE) System Operation unlock the vehicle. See OnStar is pressed, all doors lock. Overview 0 302.
  • Page 28 Keys, Doors, and Windows chirps three times. Press and remaining transmitters must also be Programming without a reprogrammed. Any lost or stolen Recognized Transmitter hold for at least three seconds to transmitters will no longer work sound the panic alarm. The horn Program a new key to the vehicle once the new transmitter is sounds and the turn signals flash...
  • Page 29: Remote Vehicle Start

    Keys, Doors, and Windows and all previously known keys 3. Remove the battery by pushing If the vehicle has heated seats, they will no longer work with the on the battery and sliding it may come on during a remote start. vehicle.
  • Page 30: Door Locks

    Keys, Doors, and Windows The parking lamps will turn on The engine coolant temperature The vehicle's ignition switch must and remain on as long as the be turned to ON/RUN and then back is too high. engine is running. The to LOCK/OFF using the key, before The oil pressure is low.
  • Page 31: Power Door Locks

    Keys, Doors, and Windows To lock or unlock a door from the When is pressed on the power Warning (Continued) outside of the vehicle, use the door lock switch while the door is Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) open, a chime will sound three moving vehicle.
  • Page 32: Lockout Protection

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Shift the transmission into Manual Safety Locks To open a rear door when the safety P (Park). lock is on: Automatic door unlocking can be 1. Unlock the door by activating programmed through the Driver the inside handle, by using the Information Center (DIC).
  • Page 33: Doors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Doors Warning (Continued) Liftgate and set the fan speed to the highest setting. See Climate Control Systems Warning in the Index. Exhaust gases can enter the If the vehicle is equipped vehicle if it is driven with the with a power liftgate, disable liftgate or trunk/hatch open, the power liftgate function.
  • Page 34 Keys, Doors, and Windows Power Liftgate MAX : Opens to maximum height. 3/4 : Opens to a reduced height Warning that can be set by the vehicle operator. Use this setting to prevent You, or others, could be injured if the liftgate from opening into caught in the path of the power overhead obstructions such as a...
  • Page 35 Keys, Doors, and Windows The power liftgate may be position. After removing the 2. Stop the liftgate movement at temporarily disabled under extreme obstruction, the power liftgate the desired height by pressing temperatures or low battery any liftgate switch. Manually operation can be used again.
  • Page 36: Vehicle Security

    Keys, Doors, and Windows With the power liftgate disabled and Vehicle Security on the RKE transmitter is all of the doors unlocked, the liftgate pressed while power operation is This vehicle has theft-deterrent can be manually opened and disabled, the turn signals flash and features;...
  • Page 37: Immobilizer

    Keys, Doors, and Windows On Solid : Vehicle is secured The vehicle alarm system will not To avoid setting off the alarm by during the delay to arm the system. arm if the doors are locked with accident: the key. Fast Flash : Vehicle is unsecured.
  • Page 38: Immobilizer Operation

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Immobilizer Operation When trying to start the vehicle, the Exterior Mirrors security light comes on briefly when This vehicle has a passive the ignition is turned on. Convex Mirrors theft-deterrent system. If the engine does not start and the The system does not have to be security light stays on, there is a Warning...
  • Page 39: Power Mirrors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Power Mirrors Heated Mirrors The mirror(s) return to the original position when: For vehicles with heated mirrors: The vehicle is shifted out of The heated outside rearview mirrors R (Reverse), or remains in turn on when the rear window R (Reverse) for about defogger is on and help to clear fog 30 seconds.
  • Page 40: Interior Mirrors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Interior Mirrors Automatic Dimming Windows Rearview Mirror Interior Rearview Mirrors Warning If equipped, automatic dimming reduces the glare of headlamps Adjust the rearview mirror for a clear Never leave a child, a helpless from behind. The dimming feature view of the area behind your adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle, comes on when the vehicle is...
  • Page 41: Power Windows

    Keys, Doors, and Windows pulsing sound when either rear The express mode can be canceled window is down and the front at any time by briefly pressing, windows are up. To reduce the or pulling the switch. sound, open either a front window Window Lockout or the sunroof, if equipped.
  • Page 42: Sun Visors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Sun Visors Roof sunshade automatically opens with the sunroof, but must be closed manually. Sunroof Press and hold the rear of the If equipped, the sunroof switches passenger side switch to vent are on the headliner above the the sunroof.
  • Page 43 Keys, Doors, and Windows Dirt and debris may collect on the sunroof seal or in the track. This could cause an issue with sunroof operation or noise. It could also plug the water drainage system. Periodically open the sunroof and remove any obstacles or loose debris.
  • Page 44: Seats And Restraints

    Seats and Restraints Seats and Airbag System Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat) ... . . 86 Airbag System ....59 Restraints Where Are the Airbags? .
  • Page 45: Head Restraints

    Seats and Restraints Head Restraints Front Seats The vehicle's front seats have head restraints in the outboard seating positions. Warning With head restraints that are not installed and adjusted properly, there is a greater chance that Adjust the head restraint so that the The height of the head restraint can occupants will suffer a neck/ top of the restraint is at the same...
  • Page 46: Front Seats

    Seats and Restraints Rear Seats Front Seats 2. Move the seat forward or rearward to adjust the seat The vehicle's rear seat has head position. Seat Adjustment restraints in the outboard seating 3. Release the handle to stop the positions that cannot be adjusted. seat from moving.
  • Page 47: Lumbar Adjustment

    Seats and Restraints To adjust a power seat, if equipped: To adjust a power seat, if equipped: Lumbar Adjustment Move the seat forward or Move the seat forward or Power Lumbar rearward using the handle under rearward by sliding the control the front of the seat cushion (1).
  • Page 48: Reclining Seatbacks

    Seats and Restraints Reclining Seatbacks Warning Sitting in a reclined position when the vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even when buckled up, the safety belts cannot do their job. The shoulder belt will not be against your body. Instead, it will be in front of you.
  • Page 49: Memory Seats

    Seats and Restraints 2. Push and pull on the seatback Memory Seats RKE Memory positions. See to make sure it is locked. Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation 0 26. Power Reclining Seatbacks Storing Button Memory Positions To save positions into Button Memory: 1.
  • Page 50 Seats and Restraints If something has blocked the driver Memory positions, unlock the driver position is not automatically seat while recalling a memory door with the RKE transmitter and recalling, then store your positions position, the recall may stop. open the driver door. If the driver to the other button or switch RKE Remove the obstruction;...
  • Page 51: Heated Front Seats

    Seats and Restraints two seconds. Try recalling the exit The passenger seat may take position again. If the exit position is longer to heat up. still not recalling, see your dealer for Remote Start Heated Seats service. When it is cold outside, the heated Heated Front Seats seats can be programmed to turn on automatically during a remote...
  • Page 52: Rear Seats

    Seats and Restraints Rear Seats Warning (Continued) Split Folding Seatbacks Always push and pull on the Either side of the rear seatback can seatbacks to be sure they are be folded down for more cargo locked. space. Folding the Seatbacks Warning Caution A safety belt that is improperly...
  • Page 53: Safety Belts

    Seats and Restraints 3. Make sure the rear safety belts Safety Belts Warning (Continued) are not twisted or caught This section of the manual between the seat cushion and passengers to ride in any area of describes how to use safety belts the seatback.
  • Page 54: How To Wear Safety Belts

    Seats and Restraints When riding in a vehicle, you travel Q: If my vehicle has airbags, why It is very important for all occupants as fast as the vehicle does. If the should I have to wear safety to buckle up. Statistics show that vehicle stops suddenly, you keep unbelted people are hurt more often belts?
  • Page 55: Lap-shoulder Belt

    Seats and Restraints pelvic bones and you would be Lap-Shoulder Belt less likely to slide under the lap All seating positions in the vehicle belt. If you slid under it, the belt have a lap-shoulder belt. would apply force on your abdomen.
  • Page 56 Seats and Restraints 3. Push the latch plate into the Always stow the safety belt slowly. buckle until it clicks. If the safety belt webbing returns quickly to the stowed position, the Pull up on the latch plate to retractor may lock and cannot be make sure it is secure.
  • Page 57 Seats and Restraints belts during the early stages of a Warning (Continued) moderate to severe frontal, near frontal, or rear crash if the threshold and across the chest. These parts conditions for pretensioner of the body are best able to take activation are met.
  • Page 58 Seats and Restraints To install: 3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The elastic cord must be behind the belt with the plastic guide on the front. 2. Place the guide over the belt, and insert the two edges of the 1.
  • Page 59: Safety Belt Use During

    Seats and Restraints the guide back into its storage The best way to protect the fetus is Safety System Check pocket located on the side of the to protect the mother. When a safety Now and then, check that the safety seatback.
  • Page 60: Replacing Safety Belt System Parts After A Crash

    Seats and Restraints After a minor crash, replacement of Airbag System Warning safety belts may not be necessary. The vehicle has the following But the safety belt assemblies that Do not bleach or dye safety belts. airbags: were used during any crash may It may severely weaken them.
  • Page 61 Seats and Restraints For frontal airbags, the word Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) AIRBAG will appear on the middle part of the steering wheel for the designed to work with safety airbag when it inflates can be driver and on the instrument panel belts, not replace them.
  • Page 62: Where Are The Airbags

    Seats and Restraints Where Are the Airbags? The front outboard passenger Warning frontal airbag is in the instrument panel on the passenger side. Children who are up against, or very close to, any airbag when it inflates can be seriously injured or killed.
  • Page 63: When Should An Airbag

    Seats and Restraints Deployment thresholds are used to Warning (Continued) predict how severe a crash is likely to be in time for the airbags to inflating airbag must be kept inflate and help restrain the clear. Do not put anything occupants.
  • Page 64: What Makes An Airbag

    Seats and Restraints whether the object is fixed or severe frontal impact. Roof-rail How Does an Airbag moving, rigid or deformable, narrow airbags are not designed to inflate in Restrain? or wide. rear impacts. Both roof-rail airbags will inflate when either side of the In moderate to severe frontal or Frontal airbags are not intended to vehicle is struck, if the sensing...
  • Page 65: What Will You See After An Airbag Inflates

    Seats and Restraints But airbags would not help in many prevent the driver from seeing out of The feature may also activate, types of collisions, primarily the windshield or being able to steer without airbag inflation, after an because the occupant's motion is the vehicle, nor does it prevent event that exceeds a predetermined not toward those airbags.
  • Page 66: Passenger Sensing System

    Seats and Restraints Additional windshield breakage may Passenger Sensing on or off, will be visible. See also occur from the front outboard Passenger Airbag Status Indicator System passenger airbag. 0 102. The vehicle has a passenger Airbags are designed to inflate The passenger sensing system sensing system for the front only once.
  • Page 67 Seats and Restraints Never put a rear-facing child seat in When the passenger sensing Warning (Continued) the front. This is because the risk to system has turned off the front the rear-facing child is so great, outboard passenger frontal airbag, Secure rear-facing child restraints if the airbag inflates.
  • Page 68 Seats and Restraints wear a safety belt properly 2. Remove the child restraint from If this happens, adjust the head whether or not there is an airbag for the vehicle. restraint. See Head Restraints that person. 0 44. 3. Remove any additional items from the seat such as blankets, 6.
  • Page 69 Seats and Restraints If a person of adult size is sitting in A thick layer of additional material, Warning the front outboard passenger seat, such as a blanket or cushion, but the off indicator is lit, it could be or aftermarket equipment such as If the front outboard passenger because that person is not sitting seat covers, seat heaters, and seat...
  • Page 70: Servicing The Airbag-equipped

    Seats and Restraints passenger airbag while a child Servicing the Adding Equipment to the restraint or child occupant is on Airbag-Equipped Vehicle Airbag-Equipped Vehicle the seat. If the passenger airbag is turned on, the on indicator will Airbags affect how the vehicle Adding accessories that change the be lit.
  • Page 71: Airbag System Check

    Seats and Restraints trim is replaced with non-GM reason, call Customer Assistance. Replacing Airbag System covers, upholstery, or trim; or with See Customer Assistance Offices Parts after a Crash GM covers, upholstery, or trim 0 290. designed for a different vehicle. Any Warning Airbag System Check object, such as an aftermarket seat...
  • Page 72: Child Restraints

    Seats and Restraints Child Restraints Sit all the way back on the seat. Q: What is the proper way to Do the knees bend at the seat wear safety belts? edge? If yes, continue. If no, Older Children A: An older child should wear a return to the booster seat.
  • Page 73: Infants And Young Children

    Seats and Restraints Warning Warning Never allow more than one child Never allow a child to wear the to wear the same safety belt. The safety belt with the shoulder belt safety belt cannot properly spread behind their back. A child can be the impact forces.
  • Page 74 Seats and Restraints the vehicle's safety belt system nor Warning its airbag system is designed for them. Children can be seriously injured Children who are not restrained or strangled if a shoulder belt is properly can strike other people, wrapped around their neck. The or can be thrown out of the vehicle.
  • Page 75 Seats and Restraints restraint will have a label saying Warning that it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. A young child's hip bones are still The restraint manufacturer so small that the vehicle's regular instructions that come with the safety belt may not remain low on restraint state the weight and the hip bones, as it should.
  • Page 76: Child Restraint Systems

    Seats and Restraints Child Restraint Systems Forward-Facing Child Seat Booster Seats A forward-facing child seat provides A booster seat is a child restraint Rear-Facing Infant Seat restraint for the child's body with the designed to improve the fit of the A rear-facing infant seat provides harness.
  • Page 77: Where To Put The Restraint

    Seats and Restraints important, so if they are not Securing the Child Within the Warning (Continued) available, obtain a replacement Child Restraint copy from the manufacturer. restraint properly in the vehicle Keep in mind that an unsecured Warning using the vehicle safety belt or child restraint can move around in a LATCH system, following the A child can be seriously injured or...
  • Page 78: Lower Anchors And Tethers For Children (latch System)

    Seats and Restraints child restraint prevents access to or Warning Warning (Continued) interferes with the routing of the safety belt. A child in a rear-facing child the front seat, always move the Wherever a child restraint is restraint can be seriously injured front passenger seat as far back installed, be sure to secure the child or killed if the front passenger...
  • Page 79 Seats and Restraints attachments. LATCH-compatible child restraint. A child restraint must Lower Anchors rear-facing and forward-facing child never be installed using only the top seats can be properly installed tether and anchor. using either the LATCH anchors or The LATCH anchorage system can the vehicle s safety belts.
  • Page 80 Seats and Restraints Top Tether Anchor Some child restraints that have a (Lower Anchor) : Seating top tether are designed for use with positions with two lower anchors. or without the top tether being The rear outboard seating positions attached. Others require the top have exposed metal anchors in the tether always to be attached.
  • Page 81 Seats and Restraints the instructions that come with the Warning (Continued) child restraint say that the top tether must be attached. following the instructions that According to accident statistics, came with the child restraint and children and infants are safer when the instructions in this manual.
  • Page 82 Seats and Restraints 1. Attach and tighten the lower Warning (Continued) Caution attachments to the lower anchors. If the child restraint shoulder belt can tighten but Do not let the LATCH does not have lower cannot be loosened if it is locked. attachments rub against the attachments or the desired The shoulder belt locks when it is...
  • Page 83 Seats and Restraints 2. If the child restraint manufacturer recommends that the top tether be attached, attach and tighten the top tether to the top tether anchor, if equipped. Refer to the child restraint instructions and the following steps: 2.1. Find the top tether anchor. If the position being used If the position being used 2.2.
  • Page 84: Replacing Latch System Parts

    Seats and Restraints Replacing LATCH System Securing Child Restraints In Canada, the law requires that forward-facing child restraints have Parts After a Crash (Rear Seat) a top tether, and that the tether be When securing a child restraint in a attached.
  • Page 85 Seats and Restraints 3. Push the latch plate into the 4. Pull the shoulder belt all the 5. To tighten the belt, push down buckle until it clicks. way out of the retractor to set on the child restraint, pull the the lock.
  • Page 86 Seats and Restraints 6. If the child restraint has a top Armrest Retaining Strap tether, follow the child restraint manufacturer's instructions Warning regarding the use of the top tether. See Lower Anchors and A rear center armrest that is not Tethers for Children (LATCH properly stowed and secured System) 0 77 for more...
  • Page 87: Securing Child Restraints (front Passenger Seat)

    Seats and Restraints Securing Child Restraints Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) (Front Passenger Seat) This is because the back of the front passenger seat as far back This vehicle has airbags. A rear rear-facing child restraint would as it will go. It is better to secure seat is a safer place to secure a be very close to the inflating the child restraint in a rear seat.
  • Page 88 Seats and Restraints When using the lap-shoulder belt to Position the release button on secure the child restraint in this the buckle, so that the safety position, follow the instructions that belt could be quickly unbuckled came with the child restraint and the if necessary.
  • Page 89 Seats and Restraints 7. Before placing a child in the child restraint, make sure it is securely held in place. To check, grasp the child restraint at the safety belt path and attempt to move it side to side and back and forth. When the child restraint is properly installed, there should be no more than 2.5 cm (1 in) of...
  • Page 90: Storage

    Storage Storage Storage Center Console Storage Compartments Storage Compartments Warning Storage Compartments ..89 Glove Box ..... 89 Do not store heavy or sharp Cupholders .
  • Page 91: Additional Storage Features

    Storage Additional Storage The vehicle may be equipped with Roof Rack System four cargo tie-downs located in the Features rear compartment. Warning Convenience Net Cargo Cover If something is carried on top of This vehicle may have a the vehicle that is longer or wider For vehicles with a cargo cover, use convenience net in the rear of the it to cover items in the rear of the...
  • Page 92 Storage of gravity higher. Avoid high speeds, Caution sudden starts, sharp turns, sudden braking, or abrupt maneuvers; Loading cargo on the roof rack otherwise it may result in loss of that weighs more than 100 kg control. If driving for a long distance, (220 lb) or hangs over the rear or on rough roads, or at high speeds, sides of the vehicle may damage...
  • Page 93: Instruments And Controls

    Instruments and Controls Instruments and Malfunction Indicator Lamp Battery Voltage and Charging (Check Engine Light) ..103 Messages ....114 Controls Brake System Warning Brake System Messages .
  • Page 94: Steering Wheel Adjustment

    Instruments and Controls Universal Remote System Controls Steering Wheel Controls Universal Remote System ..126 The infotainment system can be Universal Remote System Steering Wheel operated by using the steering Programming ....126 Adjustment wheel controls.
  • Page 95: Rear Window Wiper/washer

    Instruments and Controls INT (Intermittent Wipes) : Move activated. See Washer Fluid 0 214 If the windshield wiper lever is then the lever up to INT for intermittent for information on filling the moved to OFF before the driver door is opened or within 10 minutes, windshield washer fluid reservoir.
  • Page 96: Compass

    Instruments and Controls OFF : The rear wiper turns off when The windshield washer reservoir is will automatically determine when the button is returned to the middle used for the windshield and the rear the GPS signal is restored and position.
  • Page 97: Power Outlets

    Instruments and Controls 6. To save the time and return to 12/24 HR Format : Touch 12 Hour Caution the Time Settings menu, press for standard time; touch 24 Hour for the MENU/SEL knob after military time. Leaving electrical equipment adjusting the time.
  • Page 98: Indicators

    Instruments and Controls Warning Lights, Some warning lights come on briefly Caution when the engine is started to Gauges, and indicate they are working. When Hanging heavy equipment from one of the warning lights comes on Indicators the power outlet can cause and stays on while driving, or when damage not covered by the Warning lights and gauges can...
  • Page 99: Instrument Cluster

    Instruments and Controls Instrument Cluster English Shown, Metric Similar...
  • Page 100: Speedometer

    Instruments and Controls Speedometer Fuel Gauge The speedometer shows the vehicle's speed in either kilometers per hour (km/h) or miles per hour (mph). Odometer The odometer shows how far the vehicle has been driven, in either kilometers or miles. Tachometer English When the ignition is on, the fuel The tachometer displays the engine...
  • Page 101: Engine Coolant Temperature

    Instruments and Controls Here are some situations that can Engine Coolant occur with the fuel gauge. None of Temperature Gauge these indicate a problem with the fuel gauge. At the service station, the fuel pump shuts off before the gauge reads full.
  • Page 102: Safety Belt Reminders

    Instruments and Controls Safety Belt Reminders Passenger Safety Belt grocery bag, laptop, or other electronic device. To turn off the Reminder Light Driver Safety Belt Reminder reminder light and/or chime, remove There is a passenger safety belt Light the object from the seat or buckle reminder light near the passenger the safety belt.
  • Page 103: Indicator

    Instruments and Controls If the word ON or the on symbol is Warning lit on the passenger airbag status indicator, it means that the front If the airbag readiness light stays outboard passenger frontal airbag is on after the vehicle is started or allowed to inflate.
  • Page 104: Charging System Light

    Instruments and Controls If the light stays on, or comes on ON/RUN and the engine is not Warning while driving, there may be a running. See Ignition Positions problem with the electrical charging 0 158. If the airbag readiness light ever system.
  • Page 105 Instruments and Controls If towing a trailer, reduce the least one full tank of the proper Caution amount of cargo being hauled as fuel to turn the light off. See Fuel soon as possible. 0 183. Modifications to the engine, If the light continues to flash, find a If the light remains on, see your transmission, exhaust, intake,...
  • Page 106: Light

    Instruments and Controls The vehicle may not pass circuit can still work to stop the Warning inspection if: vehicle. For normal braking performance, both circuits need to The light is on when the engine The brake system might not be be working is running.
  • Page 107: Antilock Brake System (abs)

    Instruments and Controls Antilock Brake System light is also on, the vehicle does not This light changes to amber and have antilock brakes and there is a flashes to indicate that the lane (ABS) Warning Light problem with the regular brakes. marking has been crossed without See Brake System Warning Light using a turn signal in that direction.
  • Page 108: Vehicle Ahead Indicator

    Instruments and Controls Vehicle Ahead Indicator The traction off light comes on when This light comes on when the the Traction Control System (TCS) StabiliTrak system is turned off. has been turned off by pressing and If StabiliTrak is off, the Traction releasing the TCS/StabiliTrak Control System (TCS) is also off.
  • Page 109: Tire Pressure Light

    Instruments and Controls If the light is on and not flashing, the When the Light Is On Steady Engine Oil Pressure Light TCS and potentially the StabiliTrak This indicates that one or more of system have been disabled. A DIC the tires are significantly Caution message may display.
  • Page 110: Fuel Economy Light

    Instruments and Controls If the light comes on and stays on, it Low Fuel Warning Light For vehicles with a Driver means that oil is not flowing through Information Center (DIC), see Fuel the engine properly. The vehicle System Messages 0 116 for more could be low on oil and might have information.
  • Page 111: High-beam On Light

    Instruments and Controls High-Beam On Light Cruise Control Light Information Displays Driver Information Center (DIC) The vehicle may have a Driver Information Center (DIC). It displays information about the vehicle and warning messages if there is a The high beam on light comes on For vehicles with cruise control, the system problem detected.
  • Page 112 Instruments and Controls DIC Buttons Digital Speedometer Fuel Range Trip 1 This display shows the approximate distance the vehicle can be driven Trip 2 without refueling. The fuel range Fuel Range estimate is based on an average of the vehicle's fuel economy over Average Fuel Economy recent driving history and the Best Average Fuel Economy...
  • Page 113 Instruments and Controls Best Average Fuel Economy Average Vehicle Speed Navigation The right hand side displays the This display shows the average This display is used for the OnStar best average fuel economy (AFE) speed of the vehicle in kilometers or Navigation System Turn-by-Turn that is achieved for a selected per hour (km/h) or miles per...
  • Page 114: Vehicle Messages

    Instruments and Controls change the displays on the cluster recommended in the Maintenance Vehicle Messages and DIC to either metric or English Schedule in this manual. See Messages are displayed on the DIC (US) measurements. Maintenance Schedule 0 273. to notify the driver that the status of Remember, the Oil Life display must Tire Pressure the vehicle has changed and that...
  • Page 115: Battery Voltage And Charging

    Instruments and Controls Battery Voltage and Brake System Messages Cruise Control Messages Charging Messages BRAKE FLUID LOW APPLY BRAKE BEFORE CRUISE BATTERY SAVER ACTIVE This message is displayed when the brake fluid level is low; see Brake If this message displays when This message displays when the Fluid 0 215.
  • Page 116: Engine Cooling System

    Instruments and Controls MANUALLY CLOSE THE conditioning compressor turns back severe damage. This message on. The vehicle can continue to be clears when the engine has cooled POWER LIFTGATE driven. to a safe operating temperature. This message will display if the If this message continues to appear, HIGH COOLANT power liftgate encounters multiple...
  • Page 117: Engine Power Messages

    Instruments and Controls ENGINE OIL LOW ADD OIL to your destination. The Key and Lock Messages performance may be reduced the On some vehicles, this message REPLACE BATTERY IN next time the vehicle is driven. The displays when the engine oil level REMOTE KEY vehicle may be driven at a reduced may be too low.
  • Page 118: Ride Control System

    Instruments and Controls activate during heavy rain or due to after continued driving, the system dirt, snow, ice, or slush. This road spray. To clean the system, needs service. Take the vehicle to message may also activate during clean the outside of the windshield your dealer.
  • Page 119: Airbag System Messages

    Instruments and Controls longer present and the warning SERVICE TRACTION TRACTION CONTROL ON message is reset. To reset the CONTROL This message displays when the warning message manually, turn the Traction Control System (TCS) is This message displays when there ignition off and then back on again first turned on.
  • Page 120: Tire Messages

    Instruments and Controls performance or loss of power This message also displays LEFT SHIFT TO PARK steering assistance is noticed, see FRONT, RIGHT FRONT, LEFT This message displays when the your dealer. REAR, or RIGHT REAR to indicate transmission needs to be shifted to the location of the low tire.
  • Page 121: Vehicle Personalization

    Instruments and Controls TURN WIPER CONTROL TO Vehicle View more feature options. INTERMITTENT FIRST Enable or disable the feature. Personalization This message is displayed when : Touch to scroll up. Use the audio system controls to attempting to adjust the intermittent : Touch to scroll down.
  • Page 122 Instruments and Controls Navigation Settings Auto Volume Select to enable or disable. Display Settings This feature adjusts the volume to Max Startup Volume minimize the effects of unwanted Vehicle Settings This feature sets the maximum background noise that can result startup volume.
  • Page 123 Instruments and Controls Phone Settings Display Settings Select and follow the screen prompts. Select and the following may Select and the following may display: display: Restore Home Page Defaults Bluetooth Home Page Menu This feature will restore the Home Page to the factory settings. Rear Camera Options Bluetooth Select and follow the screen...
  • Page 124 Instruments and Controls Display Off Climate and Air Quality the air conditioning will be off at the next start up, regardless of whether Select to turn the display off. The Select and the following may it was on or off the last time the display will return when any radio display: vehicle was turned off.
  • Page 125 Instruments and Controls Auto Rear Defog Easy Exit Driver Seat Memory Remote Recall When on, this feature turns on the This feature moves the seat This feature automatically recalls rear defogger at vehicle start when rearward allowing the driver more the current driver s previously stored the interior temperature is cold and room to exit the vehicle.
  • Page 126 Instruments and Controls Select On or Off. Select Off, 30 Seconds, 1 Minute, Remote Door Unlock or 2 Minutes. See Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA) Remote Unlock Light Feedback 0 180. Power Door Locks When on, the exterior lamps will Rear Cross Traffic Alert flash when unlocking the vehicle Select and the following may...
  • Page 127 Instruments and Controls Universal Remote reverse feature. This includes any Programming the Universal garage door opener model Remote System System manufactured before April 1, 1982. For questions or help programming Read these instructions completely See Radio Frequency Statement the Universal Remote system, call before programming the Universal 0 298.
  • Page 128 Instruments and Controls the indicator light changes from for five seconds. If the light 5. Press and release the Learn or a slow to a rapid flash. Then stays on or the garage door Smart button. Step 6 must be release both buttons.
  • Page 129 Instruments and Controls Radio Signals for Canada and Universal Remote System 1. Press and hold any one of the buttons. Do not release the Some Gate Operators Operation button. For questions or programming help Using the Universal Remote 2. The indicator light will begin to call 1-800-355-3515 or see System flash after 20 seconds.
  • Page 130: Lighting

    Lighting Lighting Exterior Lighting (Parking Lamps) : Turns on the parking lamps including all lamps, except the headlamps. Exterior Lamp Controls Exterior Lighting (Headlamps) : Turns on the Exterior Lamp Controls ..129 headlamps, together with the Headlamp High/Low-Beam parking lamps and instrument panel Changer .
  • Page 131: Flash-to-pass

    Lighting Flash-to-Pass Fully functional DRL are required on Automatic Headlamp all vehicles first sold in Canada. System The flash-to-pass feature works with When the DRL are on, the taillamps, the low beams or Daytime Running When it is dark enough outside, the sidemarker, instrument panel lights Lamps (DRL) on or off.
  • Page 132: Hazard Warning Flashers

    Lighting DRL. During that delay, the Hazard Warning Flashers Turn and Lane-Change instrument cluster may not be as Signals bright as usual. Make sure the instrument panel brightness control is in the full bright position. See Instrument Panel Illumination Control 0 132. Lights On with Wipers If the windshield wipers are activated in daylight with the engine...
  • Page 133: Interior Lighting

    Lighting If after signaling a turn or lane Interior Lighting The dome lamps can also be turned change, the arrow flashes rapidly or on and off by pressing the buttons does not come on, a signal bulb next to the lamps. Instrument Panel may be burned out.
  • Page 134: Lighting Features

    Lighting Lighting Features the voltage is lowered slightly to generate more power whenever prevent overcharging. If the vehicle needed. It can temporarily reduce has a voltmeter gauge or a voltage the power demands of some Entry Lighting display on the Driver Information accessories.
  • Page 135: Infotainment System

    Infotainment System Infotainment Introduction System Infotainment See the infotainment manual for information on the radio, audio Introduction players, phone, navigation system, Infotainment ....134 and voice or speech recognition.
  • Page 136: Climate Controls

    Climate Controls Climate Controls Climate Control Systems The vehicle's heating, cooling, defrosting, and ventilation can be controlled Climate Control Systems with this system. Climate Control Systems ..135 Automatic Climate Control System ..... . 137 Air Vents Air Vents .
  • Page 137 Climate Controls Air Delivery Mode Control : To off sooner, when this feature is in Rear Window Defogger change the current mode, select use. See Fuel Economy Mode REAR (Rear Defogger) : Press one of the following: 0 167. to turn the rear window defogger on F (Vent) : Air is directed to the or off.
  • Page 138: Automatic Climate Control System

    Climate Controls Automatic Climate Control System To place the system in automatic mode: The vehicle's heating, cooling, defrosting, and ventilation can be controlled 1. Press AUTO. with this system. 2. Set the temperature. Allow the system time to stabilize. Then adjust the temperature as needed.
  • Page 139 Climate Controls Temperature Control : Turn to For best results, clear all snow and It helps to quickly cool the air inside increase or decrease the ice from the windshield before the vehicle and reduce the outside temperature inside the vehicle. defrosting.
  • Page 140: Air Vents

    Climate Controls Sensors Air Vents Caution (Continued) The solar sensor, located on top of Center Air Vents the instrument panel near the to the defogger grid lines in the Use the louvers located on the air windshield, monitors the solar heat. rear glass.
  • Page 141: Passenger Compartment Air Filter

    Climate Controls Check with your dealer before Maintenance adding equipment to the outside of the vehicle. Passenger Compartment Do not attach any devices to the Air Filter air vent slats. This restricts airflow and may cause damage The filter reduces the dust, pollen, to the air vents.
  • Page 142 Climate Controls 6. Push the two tabs upward and release the latches holding the service door. Lift the service door. 7. Remove the old air filter. 8. Install the new air filter. 9. Close the service door and latches. 10. Reinstall the glove box. See your dealer if additional assistance is needed.
  • Page 143: Driving And Operating

    Driving and Operating Driving and Parking over Things Forward Collision Alert (FCA) That Burn ....163 System ..... . 178 Operating Side Blind Zone Engine Exhaust...
  • Page 144: Driving Information

    Driving and Operating Driving Information Become familiar with vehicle Refer to the infotainment section for features before driving, such as more information on using that programming favorite radio system and the navigation system, Distracted Driving stations and adjusting climate if equipped, including pairing and control and seat settings.
  • Page 145: Control Of A Vehicle

    Driving and Operating Average driver reaction time is Steering Warning about three-quarters of a second. In Electric Power Steering (2.4L that time, a vehicle moving at Drinking and then driving is very L4 Engine) 100 km/h (60 mph) travels 20 m dangerous.
  • Page 146: Off-road Recovery

    Driving and Operating Hydraulic Power Steering (3.6L Reduce speed before entering a Off-Road Recovery curve. V6 Engine) Maintain a reasonable steady If your vehicle has hydraulic power speed through the curve steering, it may require maintenance. See Power Steering Wait until the vehicle is out of Fluid (2.4L L4 Engine) 0 213 or the curve before accelerating Power Steering Fluid (3.6L...
  • Page 147: Loss Of Control

    Driving and Operating 3. Turn the steering wheel to go The vehicle may straighten out. not equipped with All Terrain (AT) or straight down the roadway. Be ready for a second skid if it On-Off Road (OOR) tires must not be driven off-road except on a level, occurs.
  • Page 148 Driving and Operating Fuel the vehicle, fill fluid levels, Loading the Vehicle for For more information about loading and check inflation pressure in the vehicle, see Vehicle Load Limits Off-Road Driving all tires, including the spare, 0 154. if equipped. Warning Environmental Concerns Read all the information about...
  • Page 149 Driving and Operating Warning (Continued) Warning Warning of control. Driving across hills can Driving to the top of a hill at high Heavy braking when going down cause a rollover. You could be speed can cause an accident. a hill can cause your brakes to injured or killed.
  • Page 150 Driving and Operating Never try to turn the vehicle 3.2. Stay clear of the path the If an incline must be driven around. If the hill is steep vehicle would take if it across, and the vehicle starts to enough to stall the vehicle, rolled downhill.
  • Page 151: Driving On Wet Roads

    Driving and Operating braking. Drive at a reduced speed water, the brakes get wet, and it Warning (Continued) and avoid sharp turns or abrupt might take longer to stop. See maneuvers. Driving on Wet Roads 0 150. could drown. If it is only shallow Traction is reduced on hard packed After Off-Road Driving water, it can still wash away the...
  • Page 152: Hill And Mountain Roads

    Driving and Operating of driving conditions and avoid Hydroplaning Hill and Mountain Roads driving through large puddles and Hydroplaning is dangerous. Water Driving on steep hills or through deep-standing or flowing water. can build up under the vehicle's mountains is different than driving tires so they actually ride on the on flat or rolling terrain.
  • Page 153: Winter Driving

    Driving and Operating Winter Driving clear roads in shaded areas. Warning The surface of a curve or an Driving on Snow or Ice overpass can remain icy when Coasting downhill in N (Neutral) the surrounding roads are clear. Snow or ice between the tires and or with the ignition off is Avoid sudden steering the road creates less traction or...
  • Page 154: If The Vehicle Is Stuck

    Driving and Operating To save fuel, run the engine for Warning (Continued) Warning short periods to warm the vehicle and then shut the engine off and carbon monoxide (CO), which If the vehicle's tires spin at high partially close the window. Moving cannot be seen or smelled.
  • Page 155: Vehicle Load Limits

    Driving and Operating causes a rocking motion that could Tire and Loading Information Warning (Continued) free the vehicle. If that does not get Label the vehicle out after a few tries, it maximum front or rear Gross might need to be towed out. If the Axle Weight Rating (GAWR).
  • Page 156 Driving and Operating cold tire inflation pressures (4). Subtract the combined your vehicle. Consult this For more information on tires manual to determine how weight of the driver and and inflation see Tires 0 229 this reduces the available passengers from XXX kg or and Tire Pressure 0 236.
  • Page 157 Driving and Operating Subtract Occupant weight of the driver, passengers, and cargo should never exceed Weight @ 68 kg (150 lbs) the vehicle's capacity weight. × 2 = 136 kg (300 lbs). Available Occupant and Certification/Tire Label Cargo Weight = 317 kg (700 lbs).
  • Page 158: Starting And Operating

    Driving and Operating Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). Starting and Warning The GVWR includes the weight Operating of the vehicle, all occupants, Things you put inside the fuel, and cargo. vehicle can strike and injure New Vehicle Break-In people in a sudden stop or The Certification/Tire label may turn, or in a crash.
  • Page 159: Ignition Positions

    Driving and Operating This is the only position from which Caution (Continued) Caution the key can be removed. If the key cannot be removed, make sure the breaking-in guideline every Using a tool to force the key to shift lever is in P (Park). time you get new brake turn in the ignition could cause The ignition switch can bind in the...
  • Page 160: Starting The Engine

    Driving and Operating to N (Neutral), firmly apply the 1 (ACC/ACCESSORY) : This 3 (START) : This position starts the brakes and steer the vehicle to position provides power to some of engine. When the engine starts, a safe location. the electrical accessories.
  • Page 161: Retained Accessory

    Driving and Operating not race the engine each try, to allow the cranking Caution immediately after starting it. motor to cool. When the engine Operate the engine and starts, let go of the key and If you add electrical parts or transmission gently to allow the accelerator.
  • Page 162: Engine Coolant Heater

    Driving and Operating Power to the power windows and The electrical cord is located Warning (Continued) sunroof will continue to operate for on the passenger side of the up to 10 minutes or until any door is engine compartment, in front of function.
  • Page 163: Shifting Into Park

    Driving and Operating Shifting Into Park 3. Turn the ignition to LOCK/OFF. Warning (Continued) 4. Remove the key. Warning vehicle. Possible heater Leaving the Vehicle With the cord and thermostat Engine Running It can be dangerous to get out of damage could occur.
  • Page 164: Shifting Out Of Park

    Driving and Operating If you have to leave the vehicle with Shifting out of Park Parking over Things the engine running, the vehicle must That Burn To shift out of P (Park): be in P (Park) and the parking brake set. 1.
  • Page 165: Engine Exhaust

    Driving and Operating Engine Exhaust Running the Vehicle Warning (Continued) While Parked There are holes or openings Warning It is better not to park with the in the vehicle body from engine running. Engine exhaust contains carbon damage or aftermarket If the vehicle is left with the engine modifications that are not monoxide (CO) which cannot be...
  • Page 166: Automatic Transmission

    Driving and Operating Automatic R : Use this gear to back up. Warning (Continued) Transmission Caution Do not leave the vehicle when the engine is running. If you have left Shifting to R (Reverse) while the the engine running, the vehicle vehicle is moving forward could can move suddenly.
  • Page 167: Manual Mode

    Driving and Operating Going about 56 km/h (35 mph) or Manual Mode Warning (Continued) more, push the accelerator all Electronic Range Select the way down. vehicle could move very rapidly. (ERS) Mode You could lose control and hit Caution ERS or manual mode allows for the people or objects.
  • Page 168: Fuel Economy Mode

    Driving and Operating See Driver Information Center (DIC) The vehicle's computer will more 0 110 for more information. All gears aggressively shut off fuel to the below that number are available to engine under deceleration. use. For example, when 4 (Fourth) The engine idle speed will be is shown next to the M, 1 (First) lower.
  • Page 169: Drive Systems

    Driving and Operating Drive Systems Brakes avoid a sudden obstacle, a computer senses the wheels are slowing down. If one of the wheels All-Wheel Drive Antilock Brake is about to stop rolling, the computer System (ABS) will separately work the brakes at Vehicles with this feature transfer each wheel.
  • Page 170: Parking Brake

    Driving and Operating Using ABS To set the parking brake, hold the If you are towing a trailer and are regular brake pedal down, then parking on a hill, see Driving Do not pump the brakes. Just hold push the parking brake pedal down. Characteristics and Towing Tips the brake pedal down firmly and let 0 188.
  • Page 171: Hill Start Assist (hsa)

    Driving and Operating brake pedal is released or brake Ride Control Systems vehicle wheel brakes to assist the pedal pressure is quickly driver in keeping the vehicle on the decreased. intended path. Traction Control/ If cruise control is being used and Electronic Stability Hill Start Assist (HSA) traction control or StabiliTrak begins...
  • Page 172 Driving and Operating 2. Turn the engine off and wait To turn off only TCS, press and 15 seconds. release the button. The traction 3. Start the engine. off light displays in the instrument cluster and the appropriate DIC Drive the vehicle. If comes on message displays.
  • Page 173: Cruise Control

    Driving and Operating To turn TCS and StabiliTrak on Cruise Control disengage. See Traction Control/ Electronic Stability Control 0 170. again, press and release the With cruise control, the vehicle can If a collision alert occurs when button. The traction off light maintain a speed of about 40 km/h cruise control is activated, cruise StabiliTrak OFF light...
  • Page 174 Driving and Operating 3. Move the thumbwheel toward To increase vehicle speed in (Cancel) : Press to disengage SET/ and release it. The small increments, move the cruise control without erasing the desired set speed briefly thumbwheel up toward RES/+ set speed from memory.
  • Page 175: Rear Vision Camera (rvc)

    Driving and Operating The speedometer reading can be vehicle speed. When the brakes are Driver Assistance displayed in either English or metric applied, the cruise control is Systems units. See Instrument Cluster 0 98. disengaged. The increment value used depends Ending Cruise Control Rear Vision on the units displayed.
  • Page 176 Driving and Operating An image appears on the Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) 4. Select Rear Camera Options. infotainment screen when the On vehicles with RCTA, a triangle 5. Select Parking Assist Symbols vehicle is shifted into R (Reverse). with an arrow may display on the or Guidelines.
  • Page 177: Parking Assist

    Driving and Operating Rear Vision Camera Location When the System Does Not Seem To Work Properly The RVC system may not work properly or display a clear image if: It is dark. The sun or the beam of headlamps is shining directly into the camera lens.
  • Page 178 Driving and Operating (5 mph), and the sensors on the rear RPA operates only at speeds less When the System Does Not bumper detect objects up to 2.5 m than 8 km/h (5 mph). Seem to Work Properly (8 ft) behind the vehicle, and at least A detected obstacle is indicated by The following messages may be 20 cm (8 in) off the ground.
  • Page 179: Forward Collision Alert (fca)

    Driving and Operating PARK ASSIST OFF : If the RPA Forward Collision Alert Warning (Continued) system does not activate due to a (FCA) System temporary condition, the message barrels, or other objects. Be ready displays on the DIC. This can occur If equipped, the FCA system may to take action and apply the under the following conditions:...
  • Page 180 Driving and Operating objects. FCA will not detect another Collision Alert Selecting the Alert Timing vehicle ahead until it is completely in the driving lane. Warning FCA does not provide a warning to help avoid a crash, unless it When your vehicle approaches detects a vehicle.
  • Page 181: Side Blind Zone

    Driving and Operating timing. The range of selectable alert the corresponding outside side SBZA Detection Zones timing may not be appropriate for all mirror and will flash if the turn signal drivers and driving conditions. is on. Unnecessary Alerts Warning FCA may provide unnecessary alerts for turning vehicles, vehicles SBZA does not alert the driver to...
  • Page 182 Driving and Operating unsafe to change lanes. Before If SBZA is disabled by the driver, SBZA may not operate when the making a lane change, check the the SBZA mirror displays will not SBZA sensors in the left or right SBZA display, check mirrors, glance light up.
  • Page 183: Lane Departure Warning (ldw)

    Driving and Operating Lane Departure How the System Works Warning (Continued) Warning (LDW) The LDW camera sensor is on the windshield ahead of the rearview not in proper condition; or if If equipped, LDW may help avoid mirror. the sun shines directly into crashes due to unintentional lane the camera.
  • Page 184: Fuel

    Driving and Operating If the LDW system is not functioning Fuel When LDW is on, is green if properly when lane markings are LDW is available to warn of a lane Use of the recommended fuel is an clearly visible, cleaning the departure.
  • Page 185: California Fuel

    Driving and Operating Use regular unleaded gasoline other fuels containing more than California Fuel meeting ASTM specification D4814 15% ethanol must be used only in Requirements with a posted octane rating of 87 or FlexFuel vehicles. higher. Do not use gasoline with an If the vehicle is certified to meet octane rating below 87, as it may California Emissions Standards, it is...
  • Page 186: Fuels In Foreign Countries

    Driving and Operating Fuels in Foreign Do not use additives with E85 or Because E85 or FlexFuel has less FlexFuel. energy per liter (gallon) than Countries gasoline, the vehicle will need to be E85 or FlexFuel If planning to drive in countries refilled more often.
  • Page 187: Filling The Tank

    Driving and Operating Filling the Tank The fuel cap is behind the fuel door Warning (Continued) on the passenger side of the vehicle. To open the fuel door, push Warning Fuel can spray out if the fuel and release the rearward center cap is opened too quickly.
  • Page 188: Filling A Portable Fuel

    Driving and Operating Be careful not to spill fuel. Wait a Filling a Portable Fuel Warning (Continued) few seconds before removing the Container nozzle. Clean fuel from painted Fill the container no more surfaces as soon as possible. See than 95% full to allow for Warning Exterior Care 0 263.
  • Page 189: Trailer Towing

    Driving and Operating Trailer Towing Do not tow a trailer during the Warning (Continued) first 800 km (500 miles), to prevent damage to the engine, General Towing Do not drive with the axle or other parts. liftgate, trunk/hatch, Information Then, during the first 800 km or rear-most window open.
  • Page 190 Driving and Operating electric brakes, start the Passing When turning with a trailer, make combination moving and then apply wider turns than normal so the More passing distance is needed the trailer brake controller by hand trailer will not strike soft shoulders, when towing a trailer.
  • Page 191 Driving and Operating brakes might have to be used so Parking on Hills 5. Release the brake pedal. much that they would get hot and no Leaving After Parking on a Hill longer work well. Warning 1. Apply and hold the brake pedal The vehicle can tow in D (Drive).
  • Page 192: Trailer Towing

    Driving and Operating Engine Cooling When Trailer Speed, altitude, road grades, outside temperature, special Towing equipment, and the amount of The cooling system may temporarily tongue weight the vehicle can carry overheat during severe operating must be considered. See Weight of conditions.
  • Page 193 Driving and Operating Maximum Trailer GCWR* Weight with Trailer Vehicle Brakes 2.4L L4 Engine, FWD 680 kg (1,500 lbs) 2 625 kg (5,787 lbs) 2.4L L4 Engine, AWD 680 kg (1,500 lbs) 2 700 kg (5,952 lbs) 3.6L V6 Engine, FWD 1 588 kg (3,500 lbs) 3 600 kg (7,937 lbs) 3.6L V6 Engine, AWD...
  • Page 194: Towing Equipment

    Driving and Operating Weight Rating). The effect of Towing Equipment Leave enough slack so the rig can additional weight may reduce the turn. Never allow safety chains to Hitches trailering capacity more than the drag on the ground. total of the additional weight. Use the correct hitch equipment.
  • Page 195: Conversions And Add-ons

    Driving and Operating Conversions and Caution Add-Ons Some electrical equipment can damage the vehicle or cause Add-On Electrical components to not work and Equipment would not be covered by the When TSC is applying the brakes, vehicle warranty. Always check the TCS/StabiliTrak indicator light Warning with your dealer before adding...
  • Page 196: Vehicle Care

    Vehicle Care Vehicle Care Washer Fluid ....214 Instrument Panel Fuse Brakes ..... . . 214 Block .
  • Page 197: General Information

    Vehicle Care Tire Changing ....250 General Information harm. Engine exhaust, many parts Compact Spare Tire ..255 and systems, many fluids, and For service and parts needs, visit some component wear by-products...
  • Page 198: Vehicle Checks

    Vehicle Care airbags, braking, stability, ride and Vehicle Checks Keep a record with all parts receipts handling, emissions systems, and list the mileage and the date of aerodynamics, durability, and any service work performed. See Doing Your Own electronic systems like antilock Maintenance Records 0 284.
  • Page 199 Vehicle Care 1. Pull the release handle located 2. Lower the hood 30 cm (12 in) below the instrument panel to above the vehicle and release the left of the steering wheel. it so it fully latches. Check to make sure the hood is closed and repeat the process if necessary.
  • Page 200: Engine Compartment

    Vehicle Care Engine Compartment Overview 2.4L L4 Engine...
  • Page 201 Vehicle Care 1. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter 0 206. 2. Engine Cover 0 202. 3. Engine Oil Dipstick (Out of View). See Engine Oil 0 202. 4. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See Engine Oil 0 202. 5. Brake Fluid Reservoir. See Brake Fluid 0 215.
  • Page 202 Vehicle Care 3.6L V6 Engine...
  • Page 203: Engine Cover

    Vehicle Care 1. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter 0 206. 11. Engine Coolant Surge Tank 2. Remove the engine cover and Pressure Cap. See Engine bolt (2). 2. Power Steering Fluid Reservoir Coolant 0 208. (Under Engine Cover). See 3. Raise the engine cover (3) to Power Steering Fluid (2.4L L4 12.
  • Page 204 Vehicle Care Change the engine oil at the Warning appropriate time. See Engine Oil Life System 0 205. The engine oil dipstick handle Always dispose of engine oil may be hot; it could burn you. properly. See What to Do with Use a towel or glove to touch the Used Oil in this section.
  • Page 205 Vehicle Care approved by GM as meeting the used. An oil of this viscosity grade Caution (Continued) dexos1 specification are marked will provide easier cold starting for with the dexos1 approved logo. See the engine at extremely low area that shows the proper
  • Page 206: Engine Oil Life System

    Vehicle Care properly dispose of clothing or rags When the system has calculated How to Reset the Engine Oil containing used engine oil. See the that oil life has been diminished, it Life System manufacturer's warnings about the indicates that an oil change is Reset the system whenever the use and disposal of oil products.
  • Page 207: Automatic Transmission

    Vehicle Care The system is reset when the service manual, see Service filter, make sure that the engine air CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON Publications Ordering Information cleaner/filter housing and nearby message goes off. 0 297. components are free of dirt and debris.
  • Page 208: Cooling System

    Vehicle Care 2. Align the air cleaner/filter Cooling System housing cover tabs to the air cleaner/filter housing. 3. Install the air cleaner/filter housing cover using the four screws. Warning Operating the engine with the air cleaner/filter off can cause you or others to be burned.
  • Page 209: Engine Coolant

    Vehicle Care If the coolant inside the coolant overheating, the fan should be surge tank is boiling, do not do running. If it is not, the vehicle anything else until it cools down. needs service. Turn off the engine. The vehicle should be parked on a level surface.
  • Page 210 Vehicle Care The following explains the cooling Use a 50/50 mixture of clean, Caution (Continued) system and how to check and add drinkable water and DEX-COOL coolant when it is low. If there is a coolant. If using this mixture, would not be covered by the problem with engine overheating, nothing else needs to be added.
  • Page 211 Vehicle Care but the coolant level is not at or and DEX-COOL coolant at the Warning above the COLD FILL line, add a coolant surge tank, but be sure the 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable cooling system, including the Adding only plain water or some water and DEX-COOL coolant at the coolant surge tank pressure cap, is other liquid to the cooling system...
  • Page 212 Vehicle Care 2. Keep turning the pressure cap the coolant surge tank until the Caution slowly, and remove it. level reaches the COLD FILL line. In cold weather, water can freeze 5. Replace the pressure cap. Be and crack the engine, radiator, sure the pressure cap is heater core, and other parts.
  • Page 213: Engine Overheating

    Vehicle Care Engine Overheating If Steam is Coming from the too serious. Sometimes the engine can get a little too hot when the Engine Compartment The vehicle has an indicator to warn vehicle: of engine overheating. There is an Warning Climbs a long hill on a hot day.
  • Page 214: Power Steering Fluid

    Vehicle Care back on, continue to drive normally The power steering fluid reservoir is 5. Replace the cap and and have the cooling system located toward the rear of the completely tighten it. checked for proper fill and function. engine compartment on the 6.
  • Page 215: Washer Fluid

    Vehicle Care Washer Fluid Caution Caution (Continued) What to Use Do not use washer fluid that freezing occurs, which could When windshield washer fluid is contains any type of water damage the tank if it is needed, be sure to read the repellent coating.
  • Page 216: Brake Fluid

    Vehicle Care Replacing Brake System Parts There are only two reasons why the Caution brake fluid level in the reservoir may Always replace brake system parts go down: with new, approved replacement Continuing to drive with worn-out Normal brake lining wear. When parts.
  • Page 217: Battery - North America

    Vehicle Care Warning Warning Warning If too much brake fluid is added, it The wrong or contaminated brake WARNING: Battery posts, can spill on the engine and burn, fluid could result in damage to the terminals, and related if the engine is hot enough. You brake system.
  • Page 218: All-wheel Drive

    Vehicle Care Infrequent Usage: Remove the 1. Before starting this check, be 1. Before starting this check, be black, negative ( ) cable from the sure there is enough room sure there is enough room battery to keep the battery from around the vehicle.
  • Page 219: Park Brake And P (park) Mechanism Check

    Vehicle Care Contact your dealer if service is To check the P (Park) Caution (Continued) required. mechanism's holding ability: With the engine running, shift to the vehicle warranty. Do not allow Park Brake and P (Park) P (Park). Then release the the wiper arm to touch the parking brake followed by the Mechanism Check...
  • Page 220: Headlamp Aiming

    Vehicle Care square button on the wiper 4. After wiper blade replacement, Headlamp Aiming blade clicks into place with the ensure that cover hook slides Headlamp aim has been preset and wiper arm. into the slot in the blade should need no further adjustment. assembly.
  • Page 221: Bulb Replacement

    Vehicle Care Bulb Replacement Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps, For the proper type of replacement and Back-Up Lamps bulbs, see Replacement Bulbs 0 223. For any bulb changing procedure not listed in this section, contact your dealer. Halogen Bulbs Warning 3.
  • Page 222 Vehicle Care 6. Turn the bulb socket 11. Verify that the taillamp 3. Remove the five attachment counterclockwise and pull assembly tab, located at the nuts (1) securing the taillamp it out. bottom of the taillamp assembly to the liftgate. assembly, is aligned to the 7.
  • Page 223: License Plate Lamp

    Vehicle Care 1. Open the liftgate. See Liftgate License Plate Lamp 0 32. 2. Remove the interior trim access panel. 6. Turn the bulb socket counterclockwise and pull Lamp Assembly it out. 7. Pull the bulb straight out of the socket.
  • Page 224: Replacement Bulbs

    Vehicle Care 2. Bulb Replacement Bulbs Electrical System 3. Lamp Assembly Bulb Exterior Lamp Fuses To replace one of these bulbs: Number 1. Open the liftgate partway. See Auxiliary Taillamp The wiring circuits in the vehicle are Liftgate 0 32. protected from short circuits by Back-Up Lamp fuses.
  • Page 225: Engine Compartment Fuse Block

    Vehicle Care There is a fuse puller located in the Caution engine compartment fuse block. See Engine Compartment Fuse Spilling liquid on any electrical Block 0 224. It can be used to easily component on the vehicle may remove fuses from the fuse block. damage it.
  • Page 226 Vehicle Care J-Case Usage Fuses Rear Defogger Starter AIR Pump Motor Instrument Panel Fuse Block 2 Sunroof Antilock Brake System Pump Instrument Panel Fuse Block 3 Power Windows Left The vehicle may not be equipped Antilock Brake J-Case Usage with all of the fuses, relays, and System Module Fuses features shown.
  • Page 227 Vehicle Care Mini Fuses Usage Mini Fuses Usage Mini Fuses Usage AIR Pump Solenoid Heated Mirrors Fuel System Control Module Ignition Engine Control Horn Module Battery Spare Right High-Beam Canister Vent Headlamp Rear Drive Module Trailer Left Side (If Left High-Beam Lift Gate Module Equipped) Headlamp...
  • Page 228: Instrument Panel Fuse

    Vehicle Care Instrument Panel Fuse Micro Usage Block Relays AIR Pump Solenoid Brake Booster Cooling Fan Low Headlamp High Beam Cooling Fan Control Wiper On/Off Control Air Conditioning Compressor The instrument panel fuse block is Rear Defogger located on the passenger side panel Wiper Speed of the center console.
  • Page 229 Vehicle Care Mini Fuses Usage Mini Fuses Usage Mini Fuses Usage Steering Wheel Heater, Ventilation Spare Dimming and Air Conditioning Spare Ignition Spare Spare Display Spare Body Control Body Control Body Control Module 3 Module 5 Module 1 Amplifier Auxiliary Infotainment Discrete Logic Power Rear...
  • Page 230: Wheels And Tires

    Vehicle Care Wheels and Tires J-Case Usage Warning (Continued) Fuses Tires Underinflated tires pose Front Blower Motor the same danger as Every new GM vehicle has Body Control overloaded tires. The high-quality tires made by a Module 8 resulting crash could leading tire manufacturer.
  • Page 231: All-season Tires

    Vehicle Care and weather conditions. Original for details regarding winter tire Warning (Continued) equipment tires designed to GM's availability and proper tire selection. specific tire performance criteria Also, see Buying New Tires 0 243. Replace any tires that have a TPC specification code With winter tires, there may be have been damaged by molded onto the sidewall.
  • Page 232: Summer Tires

    Vehicle Care Summer Tires Caution (Continued) This vehicle may come with high use. If the tires have been performance summer tires. These subjected to 7 °C (20 °F) or less, tires have a special tread and let them warm up in a heated compound that are optimized for maximum dry and wet road space to at least 5 °C (40 °F) for...
  • Page 233 Vehicle Care GM's TPC specifications meet or manufacturer and plant code, exceed all federal safety tire size, and date the tire was guidelines. manufactured. The TIN is molded onto both sides of the (3) DOT (Department of tire, although only one side may Transportation) have the date of manufacture.
  • Page 234: Tire Designations

    Vehicle Care (3) Tire Identification Number construction type, and service (TIN) The letters and numbers description. The letter T as the following the DOT (Department first character in the tire size of Transportation) code are the means the tire is for temporary Tire Identification Number (TIN).
  • Page 235: Tire Terminology And Definitions

    Vehicle Care (4) Construction Code A letter the tire. Air pressure is Cold Tire Pressure code is used to indicate the type expressed in kPa (kilopascal) amount of air pressure in a tire, of ply construction in the tire. or psi (pounds per square inch). measured in kPa (kilopascal) The letter R means radial ply or psi (pounds per square inch)
  • Page 236 Vehicle Care GVWR Gross Vehicle Weight Maximum Inflation Pressure contains a whitewall, bears Rating. See Vehicle Load Limits The maximum air pressure to white lettering, or bears 0 154. which a cold tire can be inflated. manufacturer, brand, and/or The maximum air pressure is model name molding that is GAWR FRT Gross Axle Weight...
  • Page 237: Tire Pressure

    Vehicle Care Sidewall The portion of a tire determined by tire Tire Pressure between the tread and the bead. manufacturers using Tires need the correct amount of government testing procedures. Speed Rating air pressure to operate The ratings are molded into the alphanumeric code assigned to effectively.
  • Page 238: Tire Pressure Monitor

    Vehicle Care When to Check further adjustment is necessary. Caution (Continued) If the inflation pressure is low, Check the tires once a month or add air until the recommended Poor handling. more. Do not forget the compact pressure is reached. If the spare, if the vehicle has one.
  • Page 239: Tire Pressure Monitor

    Vehicle Care Each tire, including the spare (if tread life, and may affect the of reasons, including the installation provided), should be checked vehicle's handling and stopping of replacement or alternate tires or monthly when cold and inflated to wheels on the vehicle that prevent ability.
  • Page 240 Vehicle Care the tires and transmits the tire about the DIC operation and Caution pressure readings to a receiver displays see Driver Information located in the vehicle. Center (DIC) 0 110. Tire sealant materials are not all The low tire pressure warning light the same.
  • Page 241 Vehicle Care corrected. Some of the conditions installed and the sensor tires or replacing one or more of the that can cause these to come matching process is performed TPMS sensors. The TPMS sensor on are: successfully. See your dealer for matching process should also be service.
  • Page 242: Tire Inspection

    Vehicle Care The TPMS sensor matching 7. Place the relearn tool against 12. Set all four tires to the process is: the tire sidewall, near the valve recommended air pressure stem. Then press the button to level as indicated on the Tire 1.
  • Page 243: Tire Rotation

    Vehicle Care The tire has a puncture, cut, Check that all wheel nuts are properly tightened. See Wheel or other damage that cannot Nut Torque under Capacities be repaired well because of the size or location of the and Specifications 0 286. damage.
  • Page 244: When It Is Time For New

    Vehicle Care When It Is Time for New The rubber in tires ages over time. of grease, gasoline, or other This also applies to the spare tire, substances that can deteriorate Tires rubber. if the vehicle has one, even if it is Factors such as maintenance, never used.
  • Page 245 Vehicle Care vehicle, including brake system necessary to replace only one Warning performance, ride and handling, axle set of worn tires, place the traction control, and tire new tires on the rear axle. Mixing tires of different sizes, pressure monitoring brands, or types may cause Winter tires with the same speed performance.
  • Page 246: Different Size Tires And Wheels

    Vehicle Care load range, speed rating, and control, electronic stability control, Traffic Safety Administration or All-Wheel Drive, the performance construction (radial) as the (NHTSA), which grades tires by of these systems can also be original tires. treadwear, traction, and affected. temperature performance.
  • Page 247 Vehicle Care Quality grades can be found norm due to variations in driving to the generation of heat and its where applicable on the tire habits, service practices and ability to dissipate heat when sidewall between tread shoulder differences in road tested under controlled and maximum section width.
  • Page 248: Wheel Alignment And Tire

    Vehicle Care Wheel Alignment and Tire Some aluminum wheels can be Caution repaired. See your dealer if any of Balance these conditions exist. The wrong wheel can also cause The tires and wheels were aligned Your dealer will know the kind of problems with bearing life, brake and balanced at the factory to wheel that is needed.
  • Page 249: Tire Chains

    Vehicle Care Tire Chains straighten the vehicle. It may be Warning (Continued) very bumpy and noisy. Gently brake to a stop, well off the road, Warning only. Cables should not be if possible. installed on the spare tire or on Do not use tire chains.
  • Page 250 Vehicle Care Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) appropriate safety equipment and level place to change the tire. To training. If a jack is provided with help prevent the vehicle from the vehicle, it is designed only for moving: changing a flat tire. If it is used for 1.
  • Page 251: Tire Changing

    Vehicle Care Tire Changing Place the tools next to the tire Removing the Flat Tire and being changed. Installing the Spare Tire Removing the Spare Tire and 1. Do a safety check before Tools proceeding. See If a Tire Goes Flat 0 248 for more information.
  • Page 252 Vehicle Care 5. Place the jack notch under the Caution Warning frame rail seam. Make sure that the jack lift head Lifting a vehicle and getting under Warning is in the correct position or you it to do maintenance or repairs is may damage your vehicle.
  • Page 253 Vehicle Care Warning (Continued) towel can be used; however, use a scraper or wire brush later to remove all rust or dirt. 8. Raise the vehicle by turning the 9. Remove all of the wheel nuts. jack handle clockwise. Raise 10.
  • Page 254 Vehicle Care Warning Warning (Continued) Never use oil or grease on bolts nuts. See Capacities and or nuts because the nuts might Specifications 0 286 for original come loose. The vehicle's wheel equipment wheel nut torque could fall off, causing a crash. specifications.
  • Page 255 Vehicle Care Caution Wheel covers will not fit on the vehicle's compact spare. If you try to put a wheel cover on the compact spare, the cover or the spare could be damaged. Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools 1.
  • Page 256: Compact Spare Tire

    Vehicle Care Compact Spare Tire Warning Driving with more than one compact spare tire at a time could result in loss of braking and handling. This could lead to a crash and you or others could be injured. Use only one compact spare tire at a time.
  • Page 257: Jump Starting Jump Starting - North

    Vehicle Care repaired or replaced as soon as Do not use the compact spare on Jump Starting convenient and return the spare tire other vehicles. to the storage area. Do not mix the compact spare tire or Jump Starting - North When using a compact spare tire, wheel with other wheels or tires.
  • Page 258 Vehicle Care Warning Warning (Continued) Caution Batteries can hurt you. They can Be sure the battery has enough If any accessories are left on or be dangerous because: water. You do not need to add plugged in during the jump water to the battery installed in starting procedure, they could be They contain acid that can...
  • Page 259 Vehicle Care 2. The vehicles should be close 5. The remote positive (+) enough for the jumper cables terminal (1) is located on the to reach, but the vehicles underhood fuse block, on the should not be touching. driver side. Lift the red cap to Touching could cause uncover the terminal.
  • Page 260: Towing The Vehicle

    Vehicle Care 9. Connect the black negative ( ) Towing the Vehicle Caution cable to the negative ( ) terminal of the good battery. If the jumper cables are Caution Use a remote negative ( ) connected or removed in the terminal if the vehicle has one.
  • Page 261 Vehicle Care known as dinghy towing and dolly Dinghy Towing To tow the vehicle from the front towing. Dinghy towing is towing the with all four wheels on the ground: Front-wheel-drive and vehicle with all four wheels on the 1. Position the vehicle to be all-wheel-drive vehicles may be ground.
  • Page 262 Vehicle Care 4. Install fuse 32, the Discrete Caution Caution (Continued) Logic Ignition Switch fuse. See Instrument Panel Fuse Block If the vehicle is towed without warranty. If using a shield, only 0 227. performing each of the steps use one that attaches to the 5.
  • Page 263 Vehicle Care Dolly Towing Towing the Vehicle from Caution (Front-Wheel-Drive Vehicles) the Rear Towing the vehicle from the rear could damage it. Also, repairs would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Never have the vehicle towed from the rear. To tow the vehicle from the front with the rear wheels on the ground: 1.
  • Page 264: Appearance Care

    Vehicle Care Appearance Care If using an automatic car wash, Caution (Continued) follow the car wash instructions. The windshield wiper and rear window Exterior Care your dealer. Follow all wiper, if equipped, must be off. manufacturer directions regarding Remove any accessories that may Locks correct product usage, necessary be damaged or interfere with the car...
  • Page 265 Vehicle Care the vehicle as soon as possible. Protecting Exterior Bright Metal Do not use cleaners that are not If necessary, use non-abrasive Moldings intended for automotive use. cleaners that are marked safe for Use a nonabrasive wax on the painted surfaces to remove foreign Caution vehicle after washing to protect...
  • Page 266 Vehicle Care Solvents, alcohols, fuels, Air Intakes may require more frequent or other harsh cleaners. application. Black marks from Clear debris from the air intakes, rubber material on painted surfaces Ice scrapers or other hard items. between the hood and windshield can be removed by rubbing with a when washing the vehicle.
  • Page 267 Vehicle Care Inspect power steering for proper Caution Caution (Continued) hook-up, binding, leaks, cracks, chafing, etc. Chrome wheels and other chrome brushes. Damage could occur Visually check constant velocity joint trim may be damaged if the and the repairs would not be boots and axle seals for leaks.
  • Page 268: Interior Care

    Vehicle Care fluid will decrease the life of the dark spots etched into the paint Before using cleaners, read and transfer case and/or axles and surface. See Finish Care follow all safety instructions on the should be replaced. previously in this section. label.
  • Page 269 Vehicle Care Do not use solvents or cleaners Coated Moldings 2. Remove excess moisture by containing solvents. gently wringing until water does Coated moldings should be cleaned. not drip from the cleaning cloth. Interior Glass When lightly soiled, wipe with a 3.
  • Page 270 Vehicle Care Cleaning High Gloss Surfaces Instrument Panel, Leather, Caution (Continued) and Vehicle Information and Vinyl, Other Plastic Surfaces, Radio Displays Low Gloss Paint Surfaces, and the appearance and feel of Natural Open Pore Wood leather or soft trim, and are not Use a microfiber cloth on high gloss Surfaces recommended.
  • Page 271: Floor Mats

    Vehicle Care Cargo Cover and Use the floor mat with the Warning (Continued) correct side up. Do not turn Convenience Net it over. cause unintended acceleration Wash with warm water and mild Do not place anything on top of detergent. Do not use chlorine and/or increased stopping the driver side floor mat.
  • Page 272 Vehicle Care 1. Pull up on the rear of the floor mat to unlock each retainer and remove. 2. Reinstall by lining up the floor mat retainer openings over the carpet retainers and snap into position. 3. Make sure the floor mat is properly secured in place.
  • Page 273: Service And Maintenance

    Service and Maintenance Service and General Information changes and tire rotations and additional maintenance items like Maintenance Your vehicle is an important tires, brakes, batteries, and wiper investment. This section describes blades. the required maintenance for the vehicle. Follow this schedule to help General Information Caution protect against major repair...
  • Page 274: Maintenance Schedule

    Service and Maintenance frequent checks and services. The Used for taxi, police, or delivery Maintenance Additional Required Services - service. Schedule Normal are for vehicles that: Refer to the information in the Carry passengers and cargo Maintenance Schedule Additional Owner Checks and Services within recommended limits on Required Services - Severe chart.
  • Page 275 Service and Maintenance Engine Oil Change Check engine oil level and oil Inspect engine air cleaner filter. life percentage. If needed, See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter When the CHANGE ENGINE OIL change engine oil and filter, and 0 206. SOON message displays, have the reset oil life system.
  • Page 276 Service and Maintenance Check automatic transmission shift lock control function. See Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check 0 217. Check ignition transmission lock. See Ignition Transmission Lock Check 0 217. Check parking brake and automatic transmission park mechanism. See Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check 0 218.
  • Page 277 Service and Maintenance Maintenance Schedule Additional Required Services - Normal Rotate tires and perform Required Services. Check engine oil level and oil life percentage. Change engine oil and filter, if needed. Replace passenger compartment air filter. (1) Inspect evaporative control system. (2) Replace engine air cleaner filter.
  • Page 278 Service and Maintenance Footnotes Maintenance (5) Or every five years, whichever Schedule Additional Required comes first. See Cooling System Services - Normal 0 207. (1) Or every two years, whichever (6) Or every 10 years, whichever comes first. More frequent comes first.
  • Page 279 Service and Maintenance Maintenance Schedule Additional Required Services - Severe Rotate tires and perform Required Services. Check engine oil level and oil life percentage. Change engine oil and filter, if needed. Replace passenger compartment air filter. (1) Inspect evaporative control system. (2) Replace engine air cleaner filter.
  • Page 280: Maintenance And Care

    Service and Maintenance contaminate the fluid. Contaminated Special Application Additional fluid will decrease the life of the Services Maintenance and Care transfer case and/or drive axles and should be replaced. Severe Commercial Use Your vehicle is an important (5) Or every five years, whichever Vehicles Only: Lubricate chassis investment and caring for it properly comes first.
  • Page 281 Service and Maintenance To avoid break-down or failure to Trained dealer technicians have Lamps start the vehicle, maintain a access to tools and equipment Properly working headlamps, battery with full cranking power. to inspect the brakes and taillamps, and brake lamps are recommend quality parts Trained dealer technicians have important to see and be seen on...
  • Page 282 Service and Maintenance of leaking, blown seals, information on how to clean and Wiper Blades or damage, and can advise protect the vehicle s interior and Wiper blades need to be cleaned when service is needed. exterior, see Interior Care 0 267 and and kept in good condition to Exterior Care 0 263.
  • Page 283: Recommended Fluids And Lubricants

    Service and Maintenance Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts Recommended Fluids and Lubricants Usage Fluid/Lubricant Engine Oil Use only engine oil meeting the dexos1 specification of the proper SAE viscosity grade. Look for the dexos1 approved logo for GM approved engine oil. See Engine Oil 0 202. ®...
  • Page 284: Maintenance Replacement Parts

    Service and Maintenance Usage Fluid/Lubricant Weatherstrip Conditioning Weatherstrip Lubricant (GM Part No. 3634770, in Canada 10953518) or Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part No. 12345579, in Canada 10953481). Maintenance Replacement Parts Replacement parts identified below by name, part number, or specification can be obtained from your dealer. Part GM Part Number ACDelco Part Number...
  • Page 285: Maintenance Records

    Service and Maintenance Maintenance Records After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading, who performed the service, and the type of services performed in the boxes provided. Retain all maintenance receipts. Odometer Date Serviced By Services Performed Reading...
  • Page 286: Technical Data

    Technical Data Technical Data Vehicle Identification Service Parts Identification Label Vehicle Identification This label, on the inside of the glove Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) box, has the following information: Vehicle Identification Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ....285 Number (VIN).
  • Page 287: Vehicle Data

    Technical Data Vehicle Data Capacities and Specifications Capacities Application Metric English Air Conditioning Refrigerant For the air conditioning system refrigerant type and charge amount, see the refrigerant label under the hood. See your dealer for more information. Engine Cooling System 2.4L L4 Engine 7.8 L 8.2 qt...
  • Page 288: Engine Drive Belt Routing

    Technical Data Engine Specifications Engine VIN Code Transmission Spark Plug Gap 2.4L L4 Automatic 0.75 0.90 mm (0.030 0.035 in) 3.6L V6 Automatic 0.95 1.10 mm (0.037 0.043 in) Engine Drive Belt Routing 3.6L V6 Engine 2.4L L4 Engine...
  • Page 289: Customer Information

    Privacy Procedure ....288 GMC. Normally, any concerns with Vehicle Data Recording and Customer Assistance the sales transaction or the Privacy .
  • Page 290 40 days. If you do not agree with the When contacting GMC, remember decision given in your case, you STEP THREE Canadian that your concern will likely be...
  • Page 291: Offices

    Roadside Assistance: decision, should be completed in However, if a customer wishes to 1-800-268-6800 about 70 days. We believe our write or e-mail GMC, the letter impartial program offers advantages should be addressed to: Overseas over courts in most jurisdictions...
  • Page 292: Online Owner Center

    OnStar onboard vehicle GMC Owner Centre (Canada) diagnostic information. Schedule service appointments. Take a trip to the GMC Owner (Service History) : View and Centre: print dealer-recorded service Chat live with online help records and self-recorded service representatives.
  • Page 293: Program

    When calling Roadside Assistance, reimbursement of eligible General Motors North America and have the following information aftermarket adaptive equipment GMC reserve the right to make any ready: required for the vehicle, such as changes or discontinue the Your name, home address, and...
  • Page 294 Services Not Included in trip was started to qualify. Road or Highway: Tow to the General Motors of Canada Roadside Assistance nearest GMC dealer for warranty Limited requires Impound towing caused by service, or if the vehicle was in a pre-authorization, original violation of any laws.
  • Page 295: Scheduling Service

    Customer Information Scheduling Service Courtesy Transportation Transportation Options Appointments Program Warranty service can generally be completed while you wait. However, When the vehicle requires warranty To enhance your ownership if you are unable to do so, your service, contact your dealer and experience, we and our participating dealer may offer the following request an appointment.
  • Page 296: Collision Damage Repair

    Customer Information Courtesy Rental Vehicle General Motors reserves the right to are preserved. The use of Genuine unilaterally modify, change, GM parts can help maintain the GM For an overnight warranty repair, the or discontinue Courtesy New Vehicle Limited Warranty. dealer may provide an available Transportation at any time and to courtesy rental vehicle or provide for...
  • Page 297 Customer Information Limited Warranty, and any vehicle specify aftermarket collision parts. Give only the necessary information failure related to such parts is not When purchasing insurance, we to police and other parties involved covered by that warranty. recommend that you ensure that the in the crash.
  • Page 298: Information

    Customer Information If the airbag has inflated, see What repaired with Genuine GM parts, Service Bulletins Will You See after an Airbag even if your insurance coverage Service Bulletins give additional Inflates? 0 64. does not pay the full cost. technical service information If another party's insurance needed to knowledgeably service...
  • Page 299: Reporting Safety Defects

    Customer Information Current and Past Models Radio Frequency Reporting Safety Statement Technical Service Bulletins and Defects Manuals are available for current This vehicle has systems that and past model GM vehicles. Reporting Safety Defects operate on a radio frequency that ORDER TOLL FREE: complies with Part 15/Part 18 of the to the United States...
  • Page 300: Government

    (1-800-462-8782), or write: Washington, D.C. 20590 how it is driven. For example, the GMC Customer Assistance Center vehicle uses computer modules to You can also obtain other P.O. Box 33172 monitor and control engine and...
  • Page 301: Event Data Recorders

    Customer Information Event Data Recorders These data can help provide a GM will not access these data or better understanding of the share it with others except: with the This vehicle is equipped with an circumstances in which crashes and consent of the vehicle owner or, event data recorder (EDR).
  • Page 302: Infotainment System

    Customer Information OnStar Terms and Conditions and Privacy Statement on the OnStar website. See OnStar Additional Information 0 306. Infotainment System If the vehicle is equipped with a navigation system as part of the infotainment system, use of the system may result in the storage of destinations, addresses, telephone numbers, and other trip information.
  • Page 303: Onstar

    OnStar OnStar OnStar Overview Conditions and Privacy Statement for more details including system limitations at (U.S.) or (Canada). OnStar Overview The OnStar system status light is OnStar Overview ... . . 302 next to the OnStar buttons.
  • Page 304: Onstar Services

    OnStar ® Obtain the Wi-Fi hotspot name OnStar Services Security or SSID and password, If equipped, OnStar provides these if equipped. Emergency services: Press to connect to an Emergency Services require an With Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Advisor to: active, OnStar subscription plan OnStar Advisors can use GPS to Verify account information or (excludes Basic Plan).
  • Page 305: Connections

    OnStar 2. Request directions to be 2. Say Repeat. System Connections downloaded to the vehicle. responds with the last direction The following OnStar services help given, then responds with 3. Follow the voice-guided with staying connected. OnStar ready, then a tone. commands.
  • Page 306 OnStar (no Internet connection, 3G, Locate the vehicle on a map Make a Call 4G, 4G LTE), and signal quality (U.S. market only). 1. Press . System responds: (poor, good, excellent). Turn the vehicle's Wi-Fi hotspot OnStar ready. 3. To change the SSID or on/off, manage settings, and 2.
  • Page 307: Diagnostics

    OnStar Retrieve My Number Diagnostics OnStar Additional Information 1. Press . System responds: Advanced Diagnostics provides a status of the vehicle s key systems OnStar ready. In-Vehicle Audio Messages with a monthly email or by pressing 2. Say My number. System .
  • Page 308 OnStar Reactivation for Subsequent See Radio Frequency Statement Press to speak with an 0 298. Owners Advisor. Services for People with OnStar services cannot work unless Press and follow the prompts to Disabilities the vehicle is in a place where speak to an Advisor as soon as OnStar has an agreement with a possible.
  • Page 309 OnStar OnStar Personal Identification vehicle has not been started for Cellular and GPS Antennas five days, OnStar can contact Number (PIN) Cellular reception is required for Roadside Assistance or a locksmith OnStar to send remote signals to A PIN is needed to access some to help gain access to the vehicle.
  • Page 310 OnStar Add-on Electrical Equipment statement or separately disclosed at may unlawfully intercept or access the time of installation. These transmissions and private The OnStar system is integrated updates or changes may also cause communications without consent. into the electrical architecture of the a system to automatically vehicle.
  • Page 311 OnStar above copyright notice and this unzip: This software is provided as is, permission notice appear in all without warranty of any kind, This is version 2005-Feb-10 of the copies. express or implied. In no event shall Info-ZIP copyright and license. The Info-ZIP or its contributors be held THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED definitive version of this document...
  • Page 312 OnStar self-extracting archive; that is the Zip-Bugs or Info-ZIP e-mail permitted without inclusion of addresses or of the this license, as long as the Info-ZIP URL(s). normal SFX banner has not 4. Info-ZIP retains the right to use been removed from the binary the names Info-ZIP, Zip, or disabled.
  • Page 313: Index

    Index Index Airbags Adding Equipment to the Accessories and Vehicle ......69 Modifications ....196 Passenger Status Indicator .
  • Page 314 Index Automatic Transmission Bulb Replacement (cont'd) Chains, Tire ....248 Taillamps, Turn Signal, Manual Mode ....166 Charging System Light .
  • Page 315 Index Connections Customer Information Driving ® OnStar ..... . 304 Service Publications Characteristics and Control Ordering Information ..297 Towing Tips .
  • Page 316 Index Emergency Fuel (cont'd) ® Economy Driving ....22 OnStar ..... . 303 Features Engine Economy Light .
  • Page 317 Index Gauges (cont'd) Heating and Air Warning Lights and Conditioning ....135, 137 Jump Starting - North Indicators ..... 97 High-Beam On Light .
  • Page 318 Index LATCH, Lower Anchors and Locks Messages (cont'd) Tethers for Children ... . 77 Automatic Door ....30 Battery Voltage and Liftgate .
  • Page 319 Index ® Monitor System, Tire OnStar Navigation ... . . 303 Power ® Pressure ..... . 237 OnStar Overview .
  • Page 320 Index Records Roads Seats Maintenance ....284 Driving, Wet ....150 Adjustment, Front .
  • Page 321 Index Service (cont'd) Starting the Engine ... . . 159 Scheduling Appointments ..294 Steering ......144 Tachometer .
  • Page 322 Index Tires (cont'd) Transportation Program, Vehicle Care Wheel Alignment and Tire Courtesy ..... . 294 Tire Pressure ....236 Balance .
  • Page 323 Index Windshield Wiper/Washer ....93 Winter Driving ......152 Winter Tires .

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  • Malia Nunez Nov 16, 2017 02:47:
    2010 GMC Terrain L4 Engine. This morning the service power steering display lit up. What type of power steering fluid would you recommend if required?

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